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Balch & Bingham LLP has added two dynamic new attorneys, Deborah Hembree and Tashwanda Pinchback Dixon, to the firm, both who add significant value to Balch’s clients through their multi-faceted practices and experience. These additions will bolster the depth of five different practice areas and broaden the overall bench strength of the firm.

“Both Deborah and Tashwanda bring unique skill-sets to our firm through their extensive knowledge and experiences within their respective fields,” said Alan T. Rogers, managing partner. “We welcome them both to the Balch team and look forward to being a part of their future successes.”

Deborah Hembree joins the firm as Counsel and member of the Wealth Management and Employee Benefits, Real Estate, Lending and Commercial and Estate Planning Practice Groups. She is located in Balch’s Birmingham Office and her practice focuses on advising employers in matters regarding qualified and nonqualified retirement and welfare benefit plans, as well as assisting in the development and maintenance of employee benefit plans, including the correction of plan qualification and fiduciary issues with the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Labor. Ms. Hembree also drafts client’s wills, trusts and other estate planning documents including gift and estate tax planning. She received her LL.M from The University of Alabama School of Law, her J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law and her B.A. from the University of Georgia.

Tashwanda Pinchback Dixon joins the firm’s Atlanta Office as an associate and member of the Labor and Employment and Litigation Practice Groups. She is focused on labor and employment law, where she represents management in both union and nonunion settings, and in the litigation of both federal and state labor and employment law. In particular, Ms. Pinchback Dixon focuses on Title VII sex and race discrimination claims, age discrimination claims, retaliation claims, Sections 1981 civil rights claims, Fair Labor Standards Act and work place safety and disability discrimination claims. She received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School and her B.A.